The Just Porter Backpack Scholarship

You are welcome on taking your first step to applying for the Just Porter Backpack Scholarship. The scholarship is open to legal residents of the U.S. who are 18 years old or older and enrolled in college. The purpose of the scholarship is to empower students to create their best work, explore and change the world. The winner of the Just Porter Backpack Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship may be used for tuition, room and board, books, and travel abroad.

Just Porter is a backpack company dedicated to providing the toughest and most durable backpacks for creators, adventure seekers, and mavericks.


To be eligible,

  • You must be a legal resident of the US and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • You must be an enrolled student, full time or part time (at least 6 hours), in a post-secondary educational institution, including junior colleges and vocational schools, at the time of entry (an “Eligible Student”).

How to Apply:

To be considered for the scholarship, submit a document (pdf, word, .doc,.docx) containing the following information:

On One Page

  • First and Last Name
  • Email Address
  • University or College
  • Major – Area of Concentration
  • Which term are you applying for? (Fall or Spring)
  • For which calendar year are you applying for? (2016 or 2017)

On a Separate Page

A 500 -750-word essay answering the following question: How does your creativity help change in the world for the better? How has creativity helped define who you are?


  • Label document with your [FIRST LAST NAME] – [TERM] [YEAR] you’re applying for. (e.g. Alex Johnson– Spring 2017)
  • Formatting guidelines can follow MLA style (12pt. font, Times New Roman, Double-Spaced)

Submitting Details:

You should submit entire document to this Dropbox link:

Award Amount:

The winner of the Just Porter Backpack Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for spring 2017 is January 15, 2017.

Link for more Information:

Contact Information:

You can email all your inquiries regarding any of the scholarship information to

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